Communications Regulation Act 2002

58A

F117 [ Interpretation: Part 6.

58A. In this Part

ECAS means an emergency call answering service operated under a contract entered into under section 58B ;

ECAS contract means a contract for the operation of an emergency call handling service;

ECAS operator means the person who operates an emergency call answering service in accordance with a contract entered into under section 58B;

emergency call means an electronic communication (such as a telephone call) that is forwarded from an undertaking to the ECAS operator for onward transmission to an emergency service, and includes a call that may not be a genuine one;

emergency service means the Garda S í och á na, a fire brigade, ambulance service, the Irish Coast Guard or a civil emergency service. ]